Jean Monestime, First Haitian American County Commissioner in Miami

Our own Jean Monestime defeated Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle on Tuesday, November 2 to become the first Haitian-American elected Commissioner.


Jean Monestime First Haitian-Amecican County Commissioner in Miami Dade

Jean Monestime was is a former North Miami City Councilman.

What made this victory for Monestime so sweet, because Dorrin Rolle had a lot more money than he did. Dorrin Rolle spent $329,785 for his campaign, compared to $74,845 spent by Monestime.

Jean was able to rally the Haitian community, the African-American, and Hispanic-American voters in the district to gain that victory.

Jean Monestime obtained his MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Finance from Florida International University

This election demonstrated once again the power of unity.

Just think for a moment, if we were a united force, we could have had our first elected official representing the Haitian community in Washington D.C.

"Union Fait La Force"

The change has arrived my friend.

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Jean-antoine Denis says...

Dear Commissioner, I congratulate you for your tremendous efforts, I am happy for you and pray that you be successful in your post. May God bless you and keep you.


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Jean Jacques Dessalines says...


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Estelina Morissette says...

I think every Haitian should get together for a common cause.

Because Haiti could do better if everyone is

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Alerte Jean Mackendy says...

thats could be a great idea when the Haitians well know what they do really want, to compare
wiv the Election in Haiti this month.

cause we do need a Leader to represent all the way,,,,...not a money accounter...

and Monestime have to take care about his job to not be a TonTon Constant

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